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Ensuring uninterrupted HIV, TB and malaria services in the time of COVID-19

The health community in the Western Pacific is adapting to make sure vulnerable populations are not left behind

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A rapid test is conducted with a client inside the Chuuk Women’s Council mobile clinic. Photo: Chuuk Women’s Council.

SAMOA

Persevering to reach men who have sex with men and transgender people

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Mathew Amituanai sits in full personal protective equipment during an outreach session for men who have sex with men and transgender people in Apia, Samoa. Photo: Samoa Family Health Association.

FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA, CHUUK

The new normal: one-on-one outreach

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Sincera Fritz from the Chuuk Women’s Council meets with a client during outreach work on Weno island. Photo: Chuuk Women’s Council.

VANUATU

Taking COVID-19 information and TB services to the people

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Health workers prepare to travel by boat during the mission to the Nafe area on Tanna island, Vanuatu. Photo: Ministry of Health.
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A group of participants at an awareness workshop in the Imaki community hold pamphlets they received on COVID-19. Photo: Ministry of Health.

VANUATU

An integrated response to malaria amid COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold

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From 25 May to 2 June 2020, Timothy Takau and his team from the Vanuatu Malaria and Other Vector-Borne Disease Programme embarked on a mission to North West Malekula in Malampa province. Photo: Ministry of Health.
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An elderly woman in one of the most remote villages on Malekula island receives packages of bednets. Photo: Ministry of Health.

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme partners with…

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

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Working for a Sustainable Planet without Poverty

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme partners with people to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone.

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

Written by

Working for a Sustainable Planet without Poverty

UNDP in Asia and the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme partners with people to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone.

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